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Vizzers thank DreamWorks’ Friedman for her support

Vizzers say 'thanks' for DreamWorks’ Friedman's support

posted November 19, 2013
Some of the most memorable characters in animated movie history such as Shrek and Po the Panda have been created at DreamWorks Animation, which employs approximately 35 former Texas A&M visualization students.
Alumnus earns TSA’s august Llewellyn W. Pitts, FAIA Medal

TSA honors alum with Pitts Medal

posted October 31, 2013
A distinguished career in architecture, support of emerging professionals and service to the community has netted Reagan George ’59 the Texas Society of Architects’ 2013 Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Honor of Llewelllyn W. Pitts, FAIA.
Urban planning students’ study leads to campus bike program

Students' award-winning study aids campus bike program

posted October 31, 2013
More than 2000 bicycle trips are taken each day in Texas A&M’s new bike share program, which debuted in the fall 2013 semester after an award-winning report by Master of Urban Planning Students showed a significant interest in bike sharing from students, faculty and staff.
Grad students' plan for Gonzales earns kudos from Texas APA at conference

Texas APA honors grad students' plan for Gonzales, Texas

posted October 22, 2013
A comprehensive plan to guide municipal policymakers in Gonzales, Texas, prepared by graduate urban planning students at Texas A&M, was recognized with the Student Project Award by the Texas Chapter of the Texas American Planning Association.
Park designed by LAND students opens in north Houston suburb

Student-designed park opens in north Houston suburb

posted October 22, 2013
Cypress Creek Park at Timber Lane, the third in an award-winning series of parks designed by professor Jon Rodiek's landscape architecture students for a suburban North Houston neighborhood, was dedicated Oct. 4, 2012.
Haberl honored by international building energy modeling group

Haberl named fellow of international energy organization

posted October 11, 2013
After almost three decades spent finding energy saving solutions for commercial and residential buildings, Jeff Haberl, professor of architecture at Texas A&M, was recently elevated to a fellow in the International Building Performance Simulation Association.
Construction science professor Choi named Montague Scholar

CoSci prof honored as Montague Scholar

posted October 11, 2013
Early career excellence in undergraduate teaching has netted Kunhee Choi, assistant professor of construction science, recognition as a Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence Montague Scholar.
The Association taps Tarlton for Excellence in Teaching Award

Doctoral student earns acclaim as teacher, mentor

posted October 8, 2013
A panel of Texas A&M faculty selected Edward Tarlton, an urban and regional science doctoral student who teaches landscape architecture and urban planning, as recipient of the The Association of Former Students’ Excellence in Teaching award.
CHUD awards 5 Mitchell-Dockery Prizes for public interest designs

Public interest design projects recognized

posted June 6, 2013
Five projects selected as outstanding examples of public interest design, which addresses social, economic and environmental issues for a community, rather than an individual client, were named by a jury of designers and social justice advocates as winners of the Mitchell-Dockery Prize in Public Interest Design.
Vizzers' short film earns screening at NYC film fest, SIGGRAPH nod

Vizzers' animated short film earns NYC festival screening

posted June 6, 2013
A student-made animated short film about a boy who crashes into reality after a fanciful, albeit harrowing sled ride down a towering mountain earned a screening a the New York City Film Festival and a SIGGRAPH 2013 award.
Former student is new head of national construction institute

Former student heads national builders group

posted June 4, 2013
Enhancing the stature of construction certification offered by the American Institute of Constructors is a goal of the organization's new president, David Fleming ’75, a former student and avid supporter of Texas A&M’s Department of Construction Science.
Architecture professor earns AFS distinguished achievement award

Holliday earns teaching award

posted June 4, 2013
A group of educators including Shelley Holliday, senior lecturer for the Department of Architecture, were honored for teaching excellence with Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Association of Former Students during an April 29 ceremony at Rudder Theatre.
Study: 100-year flood plain poor indicator of likely flood damage

Study shows 100-year flood plain not good flood loss predictor

posted May 29, 2013
The 100-year floodplain, a longstanding metric for determining the chance of an area’s inundation by flood waters, appears to be an inaccurate measure for predicting potential flood-related loss, said Samuel Brody, professor of urban planning at Texas A&M.
College of Architecture honors six distinguished former students

College names six outstanding alumni

posted May 9, 2013
Six former students from Texas A&M’s College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their professional field while making significant public service contributions were honored Oct. 11, 2013 as outstanding alumni.
CoSci prof accepts editor post at construction management journal

CoSci professor named editor of scholarly journal

posted May 3, 2013
Recently appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Kunhee Choi, assistant professor of construction science at Texas A&M University, will review scholarly papers about construction project scheduling and cost estimating.